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Home & Property

What’s the Story behind the Gingerbread Houses on Martha’s Vineyard?

Painted in shades of lime green or Pepto pink and dripping with intricate wooden trim, it’s impossible to ignore the so-called “gingerbread cottages” on Martha’s […]


23 Reasons to Visit the Cape and Islands All Summer Long

Edited by Brittany Jasnoff Maybe you’ve had a beach cottage in your family for generations. Maybe you’ve been renting the same place for the same […]

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Tips and Tricks to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease All Summer

Keep your pets in check. Cats and dogs can bring ticks into your home and deposit them onto your bed, your couch, and just about […]


Glam Gladiators, and Five Other Things Sunny Hostin Is Coveting This Month

1. The Sandals “Typically there is a white party in Oak Bluffs every year, and these would be the perfect shoe to wear. You can […]


Travel + Leisure Named Five Mass. Hotels Some of the Best in the World

It’s been an especially trying year for the hospitality industry. Non-essential travel virtually stopped for a few months at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Candy-Colored Martha’s Vineyard Cottage

25 Butler Avenue, Oak Bluffs Price: $635,000 Size: 787 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 You can’t look at this seasonal pink Victorian gem and […]


These Elementary School Friends Said “I Do” in Their Friend’s Backyard

September 7, 2019 Private Estate Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts THE STORY Elizabeth Jacobs and Joshua Paulson first met as elementary-school kids on Martha’s Vineyard. “Joshua was […]


Travel Guide: Avoid the Crowds With an October Trip To Martha’s Vineyard

It used to be that the Tuesday after Labor Day, you could almost hear a sigh escape from all corners of Martha’s Vineyard as the […]

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New Glamping Retreats, Gorgeous Inns, and More New England Getaway Options

Still mourning the vacation that got booted from your calendar this summer? We’ve got five reasons why it’s always a good time to make your […]

Home & Property

A Walnut- and Cedar-Filled Kitchen on Martha’s Vineyard

Armed with plans to downsize, a Martha’s Vineyard couple didn’t need to look far beyond their current Chilmark property. In fact, the homeowners built their […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Showstopping Mansion on Martha’s Vineyard

12 Boldwater Road, Edgartown Price: $8,500,000 Size: 11,000 square feet Bedrooms: 7 Baths: 11 With the temperature starting to creep up, this Martha’s Vineyard mansion […]

Home & Property

The Obamas Might Be Buying a Martha’s Vineyard Home from Wyc Grousbeck

Update: In the same way most of us might try on a pair of jeans before making the purchase, the Obamas decided to rent out […]


An Oral History of the Last Real Bar on Martha’s Vineyard

Exhume an early-20th-century native of Martha’s Vineyard today, and they’d hardly recognize their island. The Gay Head Cliffs, the great ponds, and the beaches would […]

City Life

The Strange Case of the Martha’s Vineyard Confederate Plaque

Of all the Confederacy-celebrating monuments in the country, the one found in the Martha’s Vineyard community of Oak Bluffs has got to be one of […]

Home & Property

The Obama Family’s Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Home Sold for $15 Million This Summer

Can you put a price on the chance to live in a house where a former president once lazily lounged? Apparently yes, you can—$15 million. The […]